On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1974

Famous Birthdays

  • Amy Fisher, shot Mary Jo Buttafucco, born in Long Island, New York
  • Pietra Gay, WNBA guard/forward (Houston Comets)

Famous Deaths

  • Buford Pusser, American sheriff of McNairy County, Tennessee, dies at 36
1974 Highlights

About August 21, 1974

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo